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The Environmental Benefits of Propane

Happy Earth Day from Hocon! Chances are you already know what a versatile and cost-effective fuel propane is. Perhaps Hocon has already installed a propane appliance in your Connecticut home. But do you also know what environmental benefits propane offers as compared to electricity? In celebration of Earth Day, let’s take a look at some […]

What Is Renewable Propane?

Propane is everywhere. It’s versatile, efficient, and one of the cleanest fuel options out there. There’s a lot propane can do for your Connecticut home. It can run a variety of appliances inside and outside your home—from the clothes dryer to the grill. Since propane appliances run more efficiently and therefore more cost-effectively than their […]

Are You Expecting a Tax Refund?

Upgrade your home with a new propane appliance! It’s tax season. The deadline to file is just around the corner. Perhaps you’re one of the lucky Americans expecting a refund this year. Maybe you’ve already filed and received your refund and want a practical way to spend it. Consider upgrading your home’s outdoor space with […]

A Message to Our Automatic Delivery Customers

Let us know if anything has changed in your home The past few years have forced most of us to change. Covid and concerns for our welfare and the safety of our families and communities caused many of us to change how and where we work, study, enjoy our friends and family and celebrate milestones […]

An Introduction to Renewable Propane

A primer on America’s future energy solution You’re probably already pretty familiar with propane and how much it can do for your Connecticut home. It’s one of the cleanest and most efficient fuel options available. It’s also extremely versatile. Propane can run a variety of your home’s appliances. And propane appliances run more efficiently (and […]

Is There Something Wrong With Your Furnace?

Warning signs you shouldn’t ignore Whether you love the cold or you’re counting the days to spring, now is a good time to think about your heating system. If it’s been more than a year since your last tune-up, schedule one as soon as possible. There are also some warning signs you should always be […]

Propane Fireplaces

Appliance Spotlight There’s nothing like the ambiance a fire adds to a room. If you haven’t already, you should consider adding a propane fireplace to your Connecticut or Western Massachusetts home. Hocon Hearth House Come and visit Hocon Hearth House to see working models of the propane fireplaces we offer. You’re bound to find the […]

Do I Have to Worry About My Propane Freezing?

The answer to your question We’ve already had some bitterly cold days this winter. Do you have an aboveground propane tank on your Connecticut property? Have you ever wondered how the cold weather affects the propane in your tank? For example, can propane freeze? Are there any special care instructions for your propane tank during […]

Don’t Take Your Water Heater for Granted!

It works harder for you during the winter Which of your appliances do you spend the most time taking care of or thinking about during the winter months? If you’re like most, chances are your water heater doesn’t get as much credit (or attention) as it deserves. However, your water heater is a workhorse in […]

Store Your Propane Tanks Properly This Winter

Important safety reminders Propane can do a lot in and around your New England home. Fueling your grill is just the tip of the iceberg. You may use propane to heat your deck or patio well past the fall season or to keep your fire pit, outdoor generator, or mosquito traps running. As a homeowner, […]

Why Is Heating Maintenance a Job for the Pros?

It’s just not that simple Winter is upon us, and you want to know that your furnace is up to the task of keeping your Connecticut home comfortable and warm all season long. Your furnace is also a pretty expensive component of your home, so it’s important to invest in its proper care. Your furnace plays […]

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